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Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist at the Seneca, SC chemical manufacturing facility. This position involves working with three other EHS professionals in the direct support of all aspects of the site EHS Program.
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist – Seneca, SC
Your key priorities will include assisting in managing the Site EHS program. This involves developing and updating Site Safety & Emergency Response Procedures, performing Accident/Incident Investigations, involvement in Capital Project Safety Reviews, conducting Safety & Emergency Response Training, overseeing Contractors Safety and supporting the environmental program as needed.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Maintain and monitor compliance programs while optimizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs.
Maintain written EHS procedures.
Provide governance and oversight of EHS program.
Participate in Process Hazards Analysis activities and participate in technical review of process changes as necessary.
Lead and/or participate in investigation and root cause analysis for accident/ incidents as needed.
Participate in capital project reviews consistent with the level of EHS expertise needed.
Prepare materials for shift EHS meetings and facilitate staff EHS meetings.
Provide input to EHS Team Leader and interface with regulatory agencies, as needed, on compliance and/or enforcement issues.
Actively participate with the EHS Community.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science is required.
Occupational Safety and Emergency Response regulatory knowledge is required.
Environmental regulatory knowledge is a plus.
Experience with hazard recognition, job hazard analysis, and Process Hazards Analysis is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in implementing safety and industrial hygiene programs in a manufacturing arena required
Basic computer skills (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing, database management) are essential.
Customer Focus, Collaborate for Achievement, Entrepreneurial Drive, Drive Sustainable Solutions, and Effective Communication skills are a necessity to succeed in this role.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.